Sunday, June 10, 2012

Newspaper Obituaries

Newspaper Obituary Searches

GenPage Finder
Here you can search through four billion names. Find census records, birth records, death, marriage and more.

ObitFinder
Searches obituaries from more than 400 U.S., Canadian & U.K. newspapers and the U.S. Social Security Death Index. Newspaper obituary information is updated daily. Free access to recently published obituaries.

Obituaries Today
Search or add an obituary. Online source for funeral home information and related resources.

Obituary Collection
Compilation of obituaries published in US newspapers, collected from various online sources. Most of obituaries includes information such as names, dates, places of birth and death, marriage information, and family relationships.

Old Obits
Free search of US and Canadian obituaries from 1890 to 1920.

Origins Network
Source for online British and Irish genealogy research, featuring subscription access to a wealth of unique record, as well as free access to NameXtm powered basic Origin Search, a specialized online genealogy search tool.

RootsWeb
Internet's oldest and largest free genealogical community.
Includes Obituary Daily Times - daily index of published newspaper obituaries across the world. It is distributed freely, often twice a day by email, and usually has over 2500 entries a day. You can search the database anytime with the search engine.

Other Obituary Resources

Blog of Death
Find obituaries of interesting people.

Free Obituary Searches
Resources for free online obituary searches. Includes links to newspaper obituaries as well as obituary search engines maintained by Libraries, Universities and other sources.

Genealogy Magazines

Obituary Links Page
US state-by-state directory of obituaries and resources. Also includes Canadian and other international obituary listings along with links to sites for genealogy research.
 
Time For Memory
Maintains an archive of obituaries that serve as a resource for people to learn of the loss of friends and loved ones.

Journalism Graduate Schools

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University and College Newspapers

Alabama

Auburn University, Auburn Plainsman
Auburn University, Montgomery: Aumnibus
University of Alabama: Crimsom White
University of South Alabama: USA Vanguard

Alaska
University of Alaska, Anchorage: Northern Light
University of Alaska, Fairbanks: Sun Star
University of Alaska Southeast, Juneau: Whalesong

Arizona
Arizona State University: ASU Web Devil
Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff: Lumberjack
University of Arizona, Tucson: Daily Wildcat

Arkansas
Hendrix College, Conway: Profile
University of Arkansas: Traveler

California
Azusa Pacific University: Clause
Cal. Poly, San Luis Obispo: Mustang Daily
Cal. State University, Chico: Orion
Cal. State University, Fresno: Bulldog
City College of San Francisco: Guardsman
College of Marin: Echo Times
Palomar College, San Marcos: Telescope
San Diego State University: Daily Aztec
St. Mary's College: Collegian
Stanford University: Stanford Daily Online
University of California, Berkeley: Daily Californian
University of California, Irvine: New University
University of California, Los Angeles: Daily Bruin
University of California, San Diego: Guardian
University of San Francisco: San Francisco Foghorn
University of Southern California, Los Angeles: Daily Trojan

Colorado

Adams State College, Alamosa: South Coloradan
Colorado State University, Ft. Colins: Rocky Mountain Collegian
University of Colorado, Boulder: Campus Press
University of Colorado, Boulder: Colorado Daily
University of Denver: Clarion

Connecticut
Connecticut College, New London: College Voice
University of Connecticut, Storrs: Daily Campus
Yale University, New Haven: Yale Herald
Yale University, New Haven: Yale Daily News

Delaware
University of Delaware, Newark: Review

District of Columbia George Washington University: GW Hatchet
Georgetown University: Georgetown Voice

Florida
Florida Institute of Technology: Crimson
University of Florida: Independent Florida Alligator
University of Miami, Coral Gables: Miami Hurricane
University of South Florida: Oracle
University of West Florida: Voyager

Georgia
Columbus State University: Saber
Emory University, Atlanta: Emory Wheel
Georgia College, Milledgeville: Colonnade
Georgia Tech, Atlanta: Technique
Kennesaw State University: Sentinel

Hawaii
Brigham Young University, Hawaii: Ke Alaka'i

Idaho
Boise State University: Arbiter
Brigham Young University: Scroll
North Idaho College: Sentinel
University of Idaho: Argonaut

Illinois
Columbia College, Chicago: Columbia Chronicle
DePaul University, Chicago: DePaulia
Eastern Illinois University: Daily Eastern News
Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago: Tech News
Illinois State University, Normal: Daily Vidette
Loyola University Chicago's College: Loyola Phoenix
Southern Illinois University: Daily Egyptian
University of Chicago: Chicago Maroon
University of Chicago: Chicago Weekly News
University of Illinois, Champaign: Daily Illini
Western Illinois University, Macomb: Western Courier

Indiana
Ball State University, Muncie: Daily News
Indiana University, Bloomington: Indiana Daily Student
Purdue University, West Lafayette: Purdue Exponent
University of Notre Dame: Observer
Wabash College, Crawfordsville: Bachelor

Iowa
Iowa State University, Ames: Iowa State Daily
Loras College, Dubuque: Lorian
Simpson College, Indianola: Simpsonian
University of Iowa, Iowa City: Daily Iowan

Kansas
Emporia State University: Bulletin
Pittsburg State University Collegio
University of Kansas, Lawrence: University Daily Kansan

Kentucky
Murray State University: Murray State News
University of Kentucky, Lexington: Kentucky Kernel
Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green: Herald

Lousiana
Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge: Daily Reveille
Louisiana Tech University, Ruston: Tech Talk
Tulane University, New Orleans: Tulane Hullabaloo
University of Louisiana, Lafayette: Vermilion

Maine
Bates College: Bates Student
University of Maine, Orono: Maine Campus

Maryland
Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore: News-Letter
Morgan State University, Baltimore: Spokesman
University of Maryland, Baltimore: Retriever Weekly
University of Maryland, College Park: Diamondback

Massachusetts
Boston College, Chestnut Hill: Heights
Boston University: Daily Free Press
Emerson College, Boston: Berkeley Beacon
Harvard University, Cambridge: Harvard Crimson
Smith College: Sophian, The
MIT, Cambridge: Tech
Tufts University, Medford: Tufts Observer
Williams College: Williams Record

Michigan
Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant: Central Michigan Life
Ferris State University, Big Rapids: Ferris State Torch
Michigan State University, East Lansing: State News
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor: Michigan Daily

Minnesota
Concordia College, Moorhead: Concordian
Macalester College, St. Paul: Mac Weekly
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis: Minnesota Daily
Winona State University: Winonan

Mississippi
Alcorn State University: Campus Chronicle
Mississippi State University: Reflector
University of Mississippi: Daily Mississippian

Missouri
Saint Louis University: University News
University of Missouri, Columbia: Maneater
University of Missouri, Kansas City: University News
University of Missouri, St. Louis: Current
Washington University, St. Louis: Student Life
Webster University, St. Louis: Journal

Montana
University of Montana, Missoula: Montana Kaimin

Nevada
University of Las Vegas: Rebel Yell
University of Nevada, Reno: Sagebrush

New Hampshire

Dartmouth College, Hanover: Dartmouth Review
Dartmouth College, Hanover: Dartmouth Online
University of New Hampshire: New Hampshire

New Jersey
Princeton University: Daily Princetonian
Rutgers University, New Brunswick: Daily Targum

New Mexico
University of New Mexico, Albuquerque: Daily Lobo

New York
Alfred University, Alfred: Fiat Lux
Bernard M. Baruch College: Ticker
Brooklyn College: Kingsman
Columbia University, New York City: Daily Spectator
Cornell University, Ithaca: Cornell Daily Sun
Hamilton College, Clinton: Spectator
New York University: Washington Square News
Plattsburgh State University: Cardinal Points
Rensselaer Polytech Institute: Polytechnic
SUNY Fredonia: Leader
Syracuse University: Daily Orange
University of Rochester: Campus Times
Vassar College, Poughkeepsie: Miscellany News
Yeshiva University, Poughkeepsie: Commentator

North Carolina
Duke University, Durham: Chronicle
Elon College: Pendulum
North Carolina State University, Raleigh: Technician
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill: Daily Tar Heel
University of North Carolina, Greensboro: Carolinian
Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem: Old Gold & Black

North Dakota
Minot State University, Minot: Red and Green
University of North Dakota, Grand Forks: Student
North Dakota State University: Spectrum

Ohio
Kent State University: Digital Kent Stater
Kenyon College, Gambier: Kenyon Collegian
Marietta College: Marcolian
Miami University, Oxford: Miami Student
Ohio State University, Columbus: Lantern
Ohio University, Athens: Post
University of Cincinnati: News Record
University of Dayton: Flyer News

Oklahoma
University of Central Oklahoma: Vista
University of Oklahoma, Norman: Oklahoma Daily
University of Tulsa: Collegian

Oregon
Linfield College, McMinnville: Linfield Review
Oregon State University: Daily Barometer
Rogue Community College, Grants Pass: Byline
University of Oregon, Eugene: Daily Emerald

Pennsylvania
Bucknell University, Lewisburg: Bucknellian
Cabrini College: Loquitur
Indiana University of Pennsylvania: Penn
Lehigh University, Bethlehem: Brown and White
Pennsylvania State University: Daily Collegian
Robert Morris University: Sentry
Susquehanna University, Selinsgrove: Crusader
Swarthmore College: Phoenix
Temple University, Philadelphia: Temple News
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia: Daily Pennsylvanian
University of Pittsburgh: Pitt News
Villanova University: Villanovan

Rhode Island
Brown University, Providence: Brown Daily Herald

South Carolina
College of Charleston: George Street Observer
University of South Carolina, Columbia: Gamecock

South Dakota
South Dakota State University: Collegian

Tennesse
University of Tennessee, Knoxville: Daily Beacon
University of Tennessee, Martin: Pacer

Texas
Angelo State University, San Angelo: Ram Page
Baylor University: Lariat
Houston Baptist University: Collegian, The
Sam Houston State University: Houstonian
Southern Methodist University: Daily Campus
Texas State University, San Marcos: University Star
Texas A&M: Battalion
University of Houston: Daily Cougar
University of Texas, Austin: Daily Texan
University of Texas, Arlington: Shorthorn
University of Texas, San Antonio: Paisano

Utah
Brigham Young University, Provo: NewsNet
Dixie College, St. George: Dixie Sun
University of Utah, Salt Lake City: Daily Utah Chronicle
Utah State University, Logan: Utah Statesman

Vermont
Middlebury College, Middlebury: Middlebury Campus
St. Michael's College, Colchester: Echo

Virginia
Christopher University, Newport: The Captain's Log
George Mason University, Fairfax: Mason Gazette
James Madison University, Harrisonburg: Breeze
University of Virginia, Charlottesville: Cavalier Daily
Virginia Tech, Blacksburg: Collegiate Times

Washington
University of Washington, Seattle: Daily
Whitworth College, Spokane: Whitworthian

West Virginia
Marshall University, Huntington: Parthenon
West Virginia University, Morgantown: Daily Athenaeum

Wisconsin
Marquette University, Milwaukee: Marquette Tribune
Ripon College: College Days
University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire: Spectator
University of Wisconsin, Madison: Daily Cardinal
University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee: UWM Post
University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh: Advance-Titan
University of Wisconsin, River Falls: Student Voice

Wyoming
Laramie County Community College, Cheyenne: Wingspan
University of Wyoming: Branding Iron

Media Criticism and Research

Accuracy in Media
Conservative watchdog of the news media "biased" toward liberal politics.


Alternative Media Watch
Znet's showcase of underreported news stories and issues.


American Journalism Review (AJR)
Magazine covering all aspects of print, television, radio and online media. AJR analyzes ethical dilemmas in the field and monitors the impact of technology on how journalism is practiced and on the final product.


Center for Media and Democracy
Investigates and exposes public relations spin and propaganda, and promotes media literacy and citizen journalism.


Center for Media and Public Affairs
Research and educational organization which conducts studies of the news and entertainment media.


Columbia Journalism Review
Respectable magazine offering a mix of reporting, analysis, criticism, and commentary, aimed at the improvement of journalism.


Common Sense Media
Organization dedicated to helping families make the best media choices for their kids.


Daily Howler
Covers media inaccuracy and arrogance.


FAIR (Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting)
Liberal media-watch group publishing Extra! magazine of well-documented media criticism and producing weekly radio show CounterSpin.


Grade the News
Attempts to build market pressure for quality journalism by rating San Francisco Bay Area news media head-to-head much as Consumer Reports Magazine rates consumer products.


iMediaEthics
Published by a not-for-profit organization Art Science Research Laboratory. Main goal is to observe all aspects of media ethics.


Institute for Public Accuracy
Seeks to broaden public discourse by gaining media access for those whose perspectives are commonly drowned out by corporate-backed think tanks.


Jim Romenesko's Media News
Media news, gossip, commentary, and links.


Marshall McLuhan Links
Features links to biographical material as well as links to journals, papers, research centers and new releases relevant to the work of the late Canadian communications theorist Marshall McLuhan.


Media Alliance
One of the leading organizations in the US working for media justice and press freedom.


Media Channel
Features criticism, breaking news, and investigative reporting from media organizations worldwide.


Media Education Foundation
Produces video documentaries, study guides and articles about the relationship between media ownership, commercial media content, and the democratic demand for free flows of information.


Media Hell
Online community project to identify common media fallacies, and to investigate their causes and effects.


Media Research Center
Conservative media watchdog group.


Media Transparency
Watchdog organization tracing funding sources of many media and political organizations.


Media Views
Links to recent online media criticism and news, compiled by the FAIR.


MediaLens
UK based site providing radical critique of the mainstream media.


MediaWise
Helps families and educators to maximize the benefits and minimize the harm of mass media on children through research, education and advocacy.


Morality in Media
Interfaith organization established to combat obscenity and uphold decency standards in the media.


Nieman Watchdog
Dedicated to asking the questions that other media outlets don't have the time to develop. The goal is to see that the people in power provide information that the public should have.


Noam Chomsky Website
Prominent political dissident among other issues analyzes the propaganda role of corporate media.


On the Media
National Public Radio program devoted to media criticism and analysis.


Online Journalism Review (OJR)
Web-based journal looking at trends in online news reporting.


Project Censored
Media research project created to explore and publicize the extent of censorship in society by locating stories about significant issues of which the public should be aware, but is not.


Stats
Monitors the media to expose the abuse of science and statistics before people are misled and public policy is distorted.

 
Transparency
Collection of media criticism articles trying to reveal the hidden meanings in TV, film, sci-fi, theme parks, virtual realities, politics, advertising and news.

Alternative News Sources

Adbusters
Monthly magazine devoted to the critique of consumerism and corporate media.


Alternative Electronic Information Network AEIN
AEIN utilizes shortwave radio, official news agencies, first-hand reporting and other methods to provide a range of news reports and analysis.


AlterNet
News magazine and online community that creates original journalism and amplifies dozens of other alternative media sources.


Antiwar.com
Antiwar news, viewpoints, and activities.


Axis of Logic
News and commentary which are often ignored or whitewashed by the mainstream media. Has columnists living in different countries and covers many of subjects.


Centre for Research on Globalisation
Independent media and research group of writers, scholars and journalists. Publishes news articles, analysis and intelligence on the New World Order.


Common Dreams
"Breaking news and views for the progressive community", with links to news items and opinion pieces from around the world.


Consortiumnews.com
Underreported news and forgotten history from investigative online magazine.


CorpWatch
One of the best corporate criticism sources.


CorporateWatch
Updated archives and articles tracking the actions of British corporations.


Democracy Now!
Daily news program airing on over 350 stations in North America. Provides audience with access to people and perspectives rarely heard in the US corporate-sponsored media.


Dissident Voice
Internet newsletter dedicated to challenging the distortions and lies of the corporate press and the privileged classes it serves.


Disinformation
Collects data on current affairs, politics, new science and the "hidden information", ignored by corporate-owned media conglomerates.


Eat the State!
Forum for anti-authoritarian political opinion, research and humor.


End the Lie
Independent news, analysis, and resources updated 24/7 exposing government lies, conspiracies and providing news from other alternative sources.


Euro Bangla
News magazine for peace, democracy, press freedom, minority and human rights.


Fight Back!
Newspaper providing coverage and analysis of some of the key battles facing working and low-income people.


Films for Action
Site provides a documentary movies about various global and local issues. Movies are created by activist from all over the world.


Global Issues
Provides insights into global issues that may be misrepresented but are all closely related. Topics include human rights, trade, globalization, poverty, and environment related issues.


Independent Media Center
Collective of independent media organizations and journalists offering grassroots, non-corporate coverage.


Index on Censorship
Bi-monthly magazine widening the debates on freedom of expression through interviews, reportage, banned literature, and polemic from some of the world's best writers.


Inequality.org
Interesting information on income inequalities.


Information Clearing House
Independent media "source of unreported (or under reported) news from around the globe".


Inter Press Service (IPS)
Covers news from the "Third World", promotes information on development issues, and helps create a better balance and flow of international news.


Intrepid Report
Independent, feisty, reader-supported alternative to the corporate media. Providing daily news on global political, social, business issues.


Left Business Observer
Alternative magazine on economics and politics.


National Security Archive
Collects and publishes declassified documents acquired through the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA).


New Economics Foundation
Independent think-and-do tank challenging mainstream thinking on economic, environment and social issues.


OneWorld
Global network of over 900 organizations working in human rights and sustainable development.


Online Journal
Features variety of alternative news and views.


openDemocracy
Offers global news analysis and commentary from a pro-democracy, pro-human rights perspective.


Opensecrets.org
Sponsored by the Center for Responsive Politics, a non-partisan research group that tracks money in politics, and its effect on elections and public policy.


OzHouse Alt News
Alternative news from around the entire globe from a pro liberty, anti-globalization perspective.


Progress Report
Daily news reports on politics, economics, and environment.


Ray Alex Website
Alterative news source providing articles about world news, science, religion, conspiracys, mysteries.


RINF
Source for alternative news from around the world, which is updated around the clock.


Scavenger, The
Online magazine with alternative, progressive news, features and commentary.


Swans
Online journal providing critical commentaries of news.


TomDispatch
Regular antidote to the mainstream media. Written by Tom Engelhardt, a fellow at the Nation Institut.


TomPaine.com
Online public affairs journal of progressive analysis and commentary.


truthout
Provides access to "reader-supported news instead of advertiser-supported news".


Undercurrents
Aims to bring about positive social and environmental change using various forms of media, currently being video, audio and internet.


UNObserver
Magazine examines the activities of the UN and other international organizations. Publishes the opposing views of many rival Heads of State, along with the opinions of independent experts, shadowing the political agendas of world leaders and their policies.


USWGO Alternative News
Political action center and community forums dedicated to resisting the new world order.


War in Context
Alternative perspectives on the war on terrorism and the Middle East conflict - articles from the global press and progressive media.


War On Want
Fghts poverty in developing countries in partnership and solidarity with people affected by globalisation.


WikiLeaks
Non-profit media organization dedicated to bringing important news and information to the public. This site provides an innovative, secure and anonymous way for independent sources around the world to leak information to journalists of WikiLeaks.


William Gomes' Blog
News portal covering human rights issues in South and South East Asia.


World Socialist Web Site
Provides left political and social commentary. Published by International Committee of the Fourth International (ICFI).


World War 4 Report
Monitors the global War on Terrorism and its implications for human rights, democracy and ecology.


Worldchanging
Online magazine covering tools, models, and ideas for building a better future.


Worldwatch Institute
Independent research organization providing fact-based analysis of critical global issues.

 
Z Net
Activist resource and site of US premier alternative magazine.

Custom News

Personalized News Pages

Crayon
Create your own newspaper with customized links to various news sources.

MSNBC Newstools
Get your local news, sports scores and a four day forecast on the MSNBC Front Page.

My Netscape
Besides news page, you'll be able to track your stock portfolio, read your daily horoscope, catch up on music and movie news, and link to your favorite sites.

My Yahoo!
Customizable web page with news, stock quotes, weather, and other features.

NewsIsFree
This site collects news headlines from thousands of sources around the web and lets you manage them in new ways.

Newstin
Provides fully customizable news in hundreds of topics in 11 languages.

Wake Up News
This freeware computer alarm-clock loads your favorite online newspapers front pages and wakes you up when it's ready.

News by E-mail

BBC E-mail Services
Personalized daily world and sports news by e-mail.

Google News Alerts
Allows users to monitor a topic and receive e-mail notifications when news stories on that topic appear.
 
Yahoo! Alerts
Enter keyword and Yahoo will tell you when AP or Reuters has a story on it.